EUROZONE WARNING: Disaster looming as EU economy is 'flying on one engine'...

EUROPE's spluttering economy is equivalent to a plane "flying on one engine" a leading rating agency has warned, as it slashed growth projections for the bloc. The wind has been knocked out of the finances of the...
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31 March 2016, 17:40

New coins to feature 'The Queen's Beasts' - including £ 100 gold piece of coinage...

NEW gold and silver coins featuring the 'Queen's beasts' will go on sale to collectors, the Royal Mint has announced. Ten creatures that have symbolised British royalty will be introduced one by one. The series will...
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749
31 March 2016, 15:46

Who owns Tata Steel? Why are British steelworks for sale?...

THOUSANDS of steelworkers face uncertainty and the industry has been plunged into further crisis after Tata Steel announced the sale of its UK operation. But who owns the company? ......
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281
31 March 2016, 15:41

Osborne's pension reform sees savers withdraw £ 6billion...

SAVERS have withdrawn £ 6billion from their pension funds as they search for more lucrative returns. Property has been the most popular destination for investors since flagship reforms were introduced by Chancellor...
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441
31 March 2016, 5:21

Not connected? Britain's worst mobile, broadband and TV providers REVEALED...

COMMUNICATION giants which have caused their customers the most problems have been named in the hope it will shame them into giving a better service. Vodafone takes the prize as the worst mobile provider, based on...
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336
31 March 2016, 3:21

Premier Foods battle spices up...

PREMIER Foods has rejected a third takeover approach from US spice-maker McCormick, but left the door open for talks on a sweetened offer. McCormick, known for Schwartz dried spices and sauces, upped its price to...
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549
31 March 2016, 3:21

Britain feels the full force of Star Wars success...

Britain's economy received a £ 200million-plus boost from the latest instalment of the Star Wars saga, according to new accounts filed at Companies House. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens premiered in...
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499
30 March 2016, 20:20

Living Wage boost for 4.5m low paid workers...

Low-paid workers will see their pay rise four times faster than the national average, thanks to the introduction of the Living Wage on Friday, according to the Resolution Foundation. It says that the combination of...
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610
30 March 2016, 19:45

The worst ISA season EVER: More misery for savers as pitiful rates offered...

SAVERS are facing the worst ISA season on record in yet another blow for retirees and investors desperately trying to generate a risk-free income. Rates on tax-free saving products have hit the lowest level ever as...
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357
30 March 2016, 19:44

The Bank of England warns over potential credit crunch amid EU uncertainty...

THE Bank of England has warned over a potential credit crunch and urged lenders to bolster their balance sheets ahead of the EU referendum. The Bank's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) said the UK banking sector was...
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390
30 March 2016, 18:02

Investing in property over pensions could leave you PENNILESS, warns Bank of England boss...

SAVERS who are relying on property to fund their retirement could end up as broke pensioners, a top Bank of England boss has warned. Investors applying for buy-to-let mortgages will soon face tougher criteria enforced...
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555
30 March 2016, 18:01

Deadline looms for a tax-free Isa treat...

TODAY is traditionally the most popular day of the year for savers and investors looking to take advantage of their taxfree individual savings account (Isa) allowance. The cut-off point for using this year's & pound;...
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464
30 March 2016, 12:43

Business News: Irn Bru, Yahoo, stamp duty...

IRN BRU maker AG Barr has said it will move away from high-sugar drinks in light of the proposed sugary drinks tax. The Cumbernauld-based firm expects, Äúat least two-thirds of our portfolio will be lower or no...
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639
30 March 2016, 3:42

Hot long-haul bargains: Family holiday to Florida will be CHEAPER than Spain this year...

AFTER a damp Easter weekend Britons are racing to finalise summer holiday plans and book themselves a bargain break in the sun. This year it may be worth venturing further afield than old favourites such as the...
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565
30 March 2016, 3:41

Homeowner victory: Landlords can now earn £ 7500 tax free when renting out spare room...

FROM next week homeowners can earn up to £ 7500 a year tax free from renting out a spare room. The amount increases from & pound; 4250 on April 6 in a change announced by Chancellor George Osborne last July. This...
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30 March 2016, 0:42